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A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of Microsoft Office 2010

GCPS Tech Tips

Microsoft Word 2010:

Add Captions To Your Pictures


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Gwinnett County Public Schools is committed to providing information related to student technology use in a manner that is clear, concise, organized, accessible, and current. To that end, GCPS has provided articles and handouts on its web site.

The following resource is provided for information only and is NOT an official policy or procedure of Gwinnett County Public Schools. This resource may be used by schools and the school communities to share information and ideas around student technology use.

Should a conflict between the information on this site and the existing policy, regulation or rule occur, then the official or approved policy, rule or regulation supersedes the resources in this document.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

When you insert pictures or tables or other graphic items into a Word document, you can make them look professional if you add captions above or below the graphic.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

The “Caption”feature in Word will insert those snappy looking captions for you.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

To select it, click inside the picture and a box with sizing handles will appear around the picture.

  • It’s quick and easy.

  • You begin by selecting the graphic that needs a caption.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Click the “References” tab on the Word 2010 ribbon.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Then, click on “Insert Caption”.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

That will bring up the “Caption dialog box” which is where you will identify the features you want in your caption.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

The Caption dialog box is already set up to call your caption “Figure 1.” Word's caption feature automatically creates numbered captions. There is no capability for creating unnumbered captions.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

If you want to include the term “Figure” you can just type in your caption title after that.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Make sure the “Label” field says Figure. To change the field, click to open the drop list and choose Figure.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

You may also create a caption using different label terms.

Simply, click the “New Label”button to open a dialog box.

that will let you add your own term.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Use the “Position” field to select whether the caption goes above or below the graphic.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

When you have your caption the way you want it, click “OK”


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Word inserts the new caption as text.

If you want to edit the caption, simply click on the caption words to change fonts, resize or delete words.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

  • Add A Caption To A Floating Object

  • If you want to be able to wrap text around the object and caption, or you want to be able to move the object and the caption together, you need to insert both the object and the caption into a text box.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then click Draw Text Box.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

In your document, drag to draw the text box over the object. The graphic will be covered by the text box.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

On the Drawing Tools Format tab, in the Shape Styles group, click Shape Fill, and then click No Fill.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

In the Arrange group, click Text Wrapping, and then click the text wrapping option that you used for the object.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Under Text Box Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, click Send Behind Text.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Right-click the text box, and then click Format Shape.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Click Text Box, and then set the internal margin values to 0.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Select the object, and then click Cut in the Clipboard group on the Home tab. Or press CTRL+X. The object will disappear but don’t worry it is safe on the clipboard


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Click in the text box, and then click Paste in the Clipboard group on the Home tab. Or press CTRL+V.


Word 2010 add captions to your pictures

Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Select the object, and insert the caption as described earlier in the lesson.


A few tricks to take you beyond the basics of microsoft office 2010

  • Word 2010: Add Captions To Your Pictures

Here are the step-by-step directions for adding captions to a floating object. Have fun captioning!


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